Maha Navami 2019 Wishes & Images: Twitterati Share Maa Durga Sand Art by Sudarsan Pattnaik, Durga Navami Greetings on Fourth Day of Pujo
Goddess Durga Sand Art by Sudarsan Pattnaik wishing Maha Navami (Photo Credits: Sudarsan Pattnaik Twitter)

Maha Navami, the ninth day of Navratri festival is celebrated today. The day is observed with great fanfare across India. It falls on the ninth day of Shukla Paksha in the month of Ashwin according to the Hindu calendar. Maha Navami marks the third and final day of Durga Puja. The day is of great importance among believers as Goddess Durga is believed to have killed demon Mahashasura on this day. On the Maha Navami 2019, people have taken to Twitter wishing 'Subho Maha Navami'. Social media users are posting beautiful pictures of Maa Durga greeting Durga Navami. Meanwhile, popular sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a sand art of Goddess Durga wishing 'Happy Mahanavami' at Puri beach in Odisha. Subho Maha Navami 2019 Wishes: WhatsApp Stickers, GIF Image Greetings, Messages, Facebook Photos, SMS & Quotes to Send During Durga Puja.

Durga is celebrated with grand celebrations in eastern parts of the country. In some regions, Mahanavami, Durga Puja celebrations begin with special prayers during which Mahasnan and Shodashopachar Puja is conducted. While rituals, traditions and customs attached to the observance is different in different parts of the country, the core essence of the festival remains the same. In some regions of India, kanjak or kanya puja rituals are held in which nine young girls are invited and are worshipped and treated as Goddess Durga. They are offered special food items are gifted new clothes and jewellery. Navratri 2019 Day 9 Colour and Goddess: Worship Devi Siddhidatri, the Ninth Avatar of Maa Durga This Sharad Navaratri.

Sudarsan Pattnaik's Maa Durga Sand Art Wishing 'Happy Mahanavami':

Happy Ayudha Pooja!

Mahanavami Wishes Trend on Twitter:

Happy Maha Navami!

Subho Maha Navami!

Have a Blessed Maha Navami!

Happy Durga Navami!

According to Hindu scriptures, Goddess Durga is believed to have killed Mahishasur, the king of demons. She then detached his head from his body using a trishool on Maha Navami. In some regions, people worship Goddess Durga as Saraswati, the deity of knowledge and wisdom. People conduct Navami hom at home which is considered to be a very important ritual. It is believed to equivalent to the puja conducted on all the nine days of the Navratri festival.